2.15.2012

can we change the name of the wife beater?

As soon as he walked onto the stage, my sister and I said the same thing: "Ugh." Chris Brown at the Grammys. I love how celebrities are put on a pedastool and it's so easy for society to forget about serious things that happened. But what bothers me more than him performing on stage and receiving a grammy just two years after he beat up his girlfriend, is what people are saying on Twitter:









When I hear the things that girls are tweeting, it makes me cringe. I feel like it takes us back to before the days of the women's rights movements. Females are treated like objects in the media, not only sexually but physically as well. By tweeting these thoughts, these girls are giving into a major societal falsehood: that women are inferior to men. If you think of yourself as someone who will just take a beating to be with a hot guy, then that is how guys will think of you...as a piece of garbage. Even if the girls sent these tweets out to be funny (which I'm sure they did), it is so disprectful to the actual victims of domestic violence. People just need to have more self worth.


I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made ~ Psalm 139:14

(a.k.a. Liz Lemon in this post)

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